"Climate change and the rural economy in Southern Africa: issues, challenges and opportunities" : issues paper
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. Subregional Office South Africa (SRO-SA);
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This study reviews the issues and challenges faced by SADC countries in addressing the impact of climate change on their rural economies and highlights opportunities arising from the climate-change development agenda.The study also discusses measures taken by the subregion towards mitigating and reducing the impacts of climate change and mainstreaming it in rural-development policies. It further highlights how these initiatives can be further strengthened to improve the regional and national response to the global threat.